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Coaching Through COVID And Beyond: Confidential support for care home staff

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Coaching Through COVID and Beyond are offering free, confidential coaching support to care home staff and other keyworkers. They set up their award winning coaching programme in March 2020 and have supported around 550 keyworkers so far. All coaches are highly experienced and accredited. If you or a team member would benefit in chatting to a […]

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Intergenerational Linking: Spotlight on One Good Turn led by Alive in Bristol

Alive have been running their Intergenerational Linking project known as One Good Turn since August 2020. Here’s some of the brilliant activities that have taken place over the past few months: Maps of Memory In Summer 2021, Alive launched the Maps of Memory initiative, ‘exploring Bristol across the generations.’ Young people across Bristol have been […]

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Event: supporting positive relationships between managers and activity providers

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We are really pleased to be working with NAPA on a project to support activity providers and care home managers. We’re gathering positive practice examples from managers and activity providers that describe how working together creates great outcomes for people who live, die, work in and visit care homes. The expertise shared with us will […]

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Cohort 3 of South London Care Home Pioneers graduate!

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Congratulations to the care home managers and senior care home nurses in Cohort 3 of South London Care Home Pioneers for completing their leadership development programme! The Care Home Pioneers programme has been run by us at My Home Life England in partnership with the Health Innovation Network (HIN) since 2018. The graduation event for Cohort 3 […]

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Celebrating the young people involved in Intergenerational Linking for #iwill week

This #iwill week we’re celebrating the positive difference that the young people involved in Care Home Friends and Neighbours: Intergenerational Linking have made to the lives of the older people living in their linked care homes. Our social action project – England’s largest intergenerational project – is connecting care homes to their local communities and both […]

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Intergenerational Linking in care homes: spreading joy and understanding across the generations

This article originally appeared in the September 2021 edition of Care Management Matters “I wanted to take part because I wanted the older generation in our community to know that we care about them.” Ellie from Bristol is one of many hundreds of children who, over the past year, have been connecting with older people […]

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New London Social Care Leaders Programme launches

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My Home Life England, together with Care Providers’ Voice, has launched a new London Social Care Leaders programme. 15 participants from across North East and North Central London are working together to support quality in their services and to support better strategic partnership-working with colleagues across the London Health and Social Care system. One participant […]

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The FaNs Wishing Washing Line continues to bring joy to people in Essex care homes

Through FaNs (Friends and Neighbours) Network Essex, My Home Life Essex Community Association have continued to do brilliant work keeping people living in care homes across Essex connected to their local communities, despite the pandemic and its restrictions. We’ve spotlighted some wonderful success stories from the past few months, inspired by the Wishing Washing Line: […]

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